Improving Diabetes Management For Practice Nurses – Workshop Series October/November 2016

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Improving Diabetes Management For Practice Nurses – Workshop Series October/November 2016

The workshop series will focus on how primary care nurses can play a pivotal role in the prevention and management of diabetes in general practice, leading to an improvement in patient outcomes, teamwork and revenue for your practice. Gain real confidence to guide and educate your patients to better manage diabetes, their lifestyle habits and their diabetes understanding.

I attended the diabetes education sessions and highly praise the program. I found every session beneficial and I came away with so much more knowledge and confidence. All the topics covered were so relevant to my day to day work. I highly recommend this program to all practice nurses.

Karen Mc Mullen RN practice Nurse, Richmond Road Family Practice

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  1. Understand the role for the primary care nurse in identifying those at risk of developing diabetes
  2. Increase primary care nurse confidence in providing basic patient self management diabetes education
  3. Understand the lifestyle and psychological factors involved in diabetes care
  4. Increase primary care nurse confidence to educate patients on the progressive nature of type 2 diabetes and the benefits of initiating insulin in a timely manner
  5. Understand the importance of early detection of diabetes complications and appropriate referral to specialist services

WHEN

17/10/2016 – Background and Basics
31/10/2016 – Lifestyle and Medication
14/11/2016 – Insulin and Hypoglycaemia
21/11/2016 – Complication sand support

TIME


6.00pm – 6.30pm
– Dinner & Registration

6.30pm – 8:30pm
– Presentation

VENUE

WentWest Office
Level 1, 85, Flushcombe Road,
Blacktown NSW 2148
(afterhours entry via 83 Flushcombe Road)

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